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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers


The Tamar Island Wetland Cares Volunteer Group has been recognised in the 2017 Landcare Tasmania Awards.More

Horsetail Falls walk now open


Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens


The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Major recruiting drive under way for Parks and Wildlife Service


The Parks and Wildlife Service had begun one of its largest ever recruiting drives, with up to 30 positions available around Tasmania.

The positions on offer included jobs for rangers, field officers and building supervisors.

The recruitment drive follows from the State Government funding an additional $10 million over four years, which provides for hiring of up to 30 additional staff.

These additional staff will help us to work with the community  to maintain roads, campgrounds, toilets, walking tracks and visitor centres.

The new positions are based in areas from Arthur River to Cradle Mountain, Huonville, the Tasman Peninsula, Freycinet, St Helens, Mole Creek, Hobart and Scottsdale.

Information on the positions is available at www.jobs.tas.gov.au. Applications close Friday, 19 February 2010.